Gallery of Pictures

   

Here are two views of the Kirkfieldbank War Memorial. One of them shows the dedication of it and the other shows the wreaths laid after dedication.

   

Lanarkshire Yeomanry World War II The Lanarkshire Yeomanry changed beyond all recognition during World War II . The big difference was that its members were no longer part of a cavalry unit; this happened ......more

   

Donald Cameron Lieutenant Donald Cameron V.C. came from Carluke and was one of three V.C.`s from Carluke. He is remembered for a daring attack made on the German battleship Tirpitz at Kafjord in Norway. ......more

   

John Cairncross John Cairncross who became an intelligence officer and spy was born in Lesmahagow in 1913. He was a brilliant scholar. He went from Lesmahagow to Hamilton Grammar. He went to Glasgow ......more

   

H.M.S. Hood This is a picture of H.M.S Hood as it was in 1936. Unusually this picture is placed on top of an earlier postcard sent in 1905. A friend of mine now deceased was serving with the army in ......more

   

Here is a picture from one of Ron Harris`s articles in the Gazette. Information courtesy of Ron. The picture which figures in a book called `Bakers and Doctors` by Geoff Palmer. In the picture according ......more

   

One of the more interesting characters of World War II that I met was the late Sandy (Colonel) Cranstoun. He was in Italy and visiting Venice before World War II where he met his wife to be Theresa. ......more

   

These photographs relate to Able Seaman Harold Thorpe who came from Carstairs Village. I was given these photographs when CSV/RSVP was organising a veteran`s celebration in 2005. He served most of his ......more

   

These photographs relate to Able Seaman Harold Thorpe who came from Carstairs Village. I was given these photographs when CSV/RSVP was organising a veteran`s celebration in 2005. He served most of his ......more

   

Marguerite Garden This is a picture of Marguerite Garden wearing her Legion d`Honneur speaking to Peter Whyman. Peter Whyman spent much of the war in Ethiopia working for M.I.6. The Archaeological ......more

   

Marguerite Garden One of the greatest privileges in my life was to meet Marguerite Garden. It was through Archaeology that I met her but it was not long before I got to learn about her amazing story. Marguerite ......more

   

Marguerite Garden One of the greatest privileges in my life was to meet Marguerite Garden. It was through Archaeology that I met her but it was not long before I got to learn about her amazing story. Marguerite ......more

   

This card is some young men in a camp. Unfortunately no location is given but it was posted in Lanark on June 13th 1905. Probably all these young men saw action in World War 1.

   

"Julian" This photograph marks the visit of "Julian" the Tank to Lanark on August 1st 1918. This is a picture of it by the station. It went from the station to the race course but it had to have some ......more

   

A fine body of men standing outside their tents. The little stream in front of them suggests Scotland!

   

The Highland Light Infantry recruited large numbers of men in Lanark. Here we have two brothers called Penman. The photograph was taken in Lanark in 1915. A further possible note on the Penman`s is ......more


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